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Getting Involved in Projects

All of the projects hosted at the Open Mainframe Project are open and transparent, and welcome participation from anyone interested in the technology areas. Each project publishes thier governance processes within thier project repo ( typically in the README.md file or in a GOVERNANCE.md file within the primary project repo or TSC repo ) on roles within the community and how decision making is made.

TAC Meetings

Learn more about joining the public meetings of the Technical Advisory Council (TAC) on the Meetings page

Mailing Lists and Slack channels for hosted projects

Each project hosted at the Open Mainframe Project collaborates on open channels that are welcome for anyone in the community to participate in. See the below list of channels for each project.

All Slack channels referenced below are part of the Open Mainframe Project Slack organization

Repo: https://github.com/openmainframeproject/ade
Website: http://ade.openmainframeproject.org
Slack: #ade
Leads: James Caffrey
Repo: https://github.com/openmainframeproject/cobol-programming-course
Website: https://www.openmainframeproject.org/projects/cobolprogrammingcourse
Mailing List: https://lists.openmainframeproject.org/g/cobol-course-discussion
Slack: #cobol-programming-course
Leads: Sudharsana Srinivasan
Meeting Cadence: Quarterly on second Tuesday of the quarter at 11:00am US Eastern Time
Repo: https://github.com/genevaers
Website: https://genevaers.org
Mailing List: https://lists.openmainframeproject.org/g/genevaers-discussion
Slack: #genevaers
Leads: Andrea Orth
Meeting Cadence: Monthly on second Tuesday at 9:00pm US Eastern Time
Repo: https://github.com/openmainframeproject-internship
Website: https://www.openmainframeproject.org/projects/mentorship-program
Slack: #mentorship
Leads: Bob Dahlberg
Repo: https://github.com/zowe
Website: https://www.zowe.org
Mailing List: https://lists.openmainframeproject.org/g/zowe-dev
Slack: #zowe-onboarding
Leads: Jakub Balhar, Sean Grady, Mike Bauer
Meeting Cadence: https://lists.openmainframeproject.org/g/zowe-dev/calendar
Repo: https://github.com/ambitus
Website: https://github.com/ambitus
Mailing List: https://lists.openmainframeproject.org/g/ambitus-discussion
Slack: #ambitus
Leads: Joe Bostian
Meeting Cadence: Every other Monday at 10am US Eastern Time
Website: https://www.cbttape.org
Slack: #cbt-tape
Leads: Sam Golab
Repo: https://github.com/openmainframeproject/cobol-check
Website: https://www.openmainframeproject.org/projects/cobol-check
Mailing List: https://lists.openmainframeproject.org/g/cobol-check-discussion
Slack: #cobol-check
Leads: Dave Nicolette
Meeting Cadence: Weekly on Thursdays at 9:00am US Eastern Time
Repo: https://github.com/openmainframeproject/feilong
Website: https://www.openmainframeproject.org/projects/feilong
Mailing List: https://lists.openmainframeproject.org/g/feilong-discussion
Slack: #feilong
Leads: Mike Friesenegger and James Vincent
Meeting Cadence: Monthly on the second Wednesday of the month at 9:00am US Eastern Time
Repo: https://github.com/openmainframeproject/omp-education
Website: https://github.com/openmainframeproject/omp-education
Mailing List: https://lists.openmainframeproject.org/g/omp-education-discussion
Slack: #omp-education-project
Leads: Lauren Valenti
Repo: https://github.com/openmainframeproject/polycephaly
Website: https://www.openmainframeproject.org/projects/polycephaly
Mailing List: https://lists.openmainframeproject.org/g/polycephaly-discussion
Slack: #polycephaly
Leads: Jerry Edgington
Meeting Cadence: Every other Monday at 2:00pm US Eastern Time
Repo: https://github.com/openmainframeproject/software-discovery-tool
Website: https://github.com/openmainframeproject/software-discovery-tool
Mailing List: https://lists.openmainframeproject.org/g/software-discovery-tool
Slack: #software-discovery-tool
Leads: Elizabeth Joseph
Repo: https://github.com/tessia-project
Website: https://github.com/tessia-project
Dev Mailing List: https://lists.openmainframeproject.org/g/tessia-dev
User Mailing List: https://lists.openmainframeproject.org/g/tessia-user
Slack: #tessia
Leads: Alexey Machikhin and Alexander Efremkin
Repo: https://github.com/openmainframeproject/zorow
Website: https://www.openmainframeproject.org/projects/zorow
Mailing List: https://lists.openmainframeproject.org/g/zorow-discussion
Slack: #zorow
Leads: Hiren Shah
Meeting Cadence: Every other Thursday at 2:00pm US Eastern
Repo: https://github.com/TSTerminal
Website: https://github.com/TSTerminal
Mailing List: https://lists.openmainframeproject.org/g/tsterm-discussion
Slack: #tsterm
Leads: Joe Devlin
Repo: https://github.com/openmainframeproject/zvm-community-tools
Website: https://github.com/openmainframeproject/zvm-community-tools
Leads: Bill Bitner
Repo: https://github.com/openmainframeproject/wg-cobol
Website: https://www.openmainframeproject.org/projects/cobol-working-group
Mailing List: https://lists.openmainframeproject.org/g/wg-cobol
Slack: #wg-cobol
Leads: Derek Britton and Cameron Seay
Meeting Cadence: Quarterly on second Tuesday of the quarter at 11:00am US Eastern Time
Website: https://wiki.openmainframeproject.org/display/LinuxDistrosWG
Mailing List: https://lists.openmainframeproject.org/g/wg-linux-distros
Slack: #linux-distros-wg
Leads: Elizabeth Joseph
Repo: https://github.com/openmainframeproject/wg-open-zos-enablement
Website: https://github.com/openmainframeproject/wg-open-zos-enablement
Mailing List: https://lists.openmainframeproject.org/g/wg-open-zos-enablement
Slack: #wg-open-zos-enablement
Leads: Kip Twitchell
Meeting Cadence: First and third Thursdays of the month at 4:00pm US Eastern Time